Railroads

The Omnicomm solution for the railroads industry

The rail-freight industry today

Following a significant slow-down during the economic downturn, the global rail-freight industry now appears to be back on track.

The value of the global market stood at €160 billion in 2016 with the United States, China and Russia accounting for nearly 80% of total estimated rail freight.

The challenges faced by the rail-freight industry

The industry faces a unique set of challenges, including:

Competitive market landscape

High stock and operating costs

High stock and operating costs

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  • competition from alternative freight sources (heavy trucks)
  • increased competition between operators in a growing market
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  • cost optimization, including fuel cost (up to 30% of OpEx!)
  • technical maintenance (non-standard fuel consumption may indicate technical problem)
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  • competition from alternative freight sources (heavy trucks)
  • increased competition between operators in a growing market

Take Back Control Over High-Value Assets

Without real-time monitoring, you are not in control of your fleet. When you’re not in control, costs go up. After all, if you don’t know where your assets are, or what they’re doing, how can you look after them?

Real-time monitoring of location and major parameters:

We offer a comprehensive real-time management system that monitors the exact location of every locomotive in your fleet, as well as all the crucial parameters.

Simply put, we put you back in the driver’s seat.

Omnicomm offer a complete software and hardware solution for digital fleet control and smart fleet management.

This includes

  • High-precision fuel-level sensors (99.2% accuracy)
  • GPS and GLONASS on-board terminal
  • LLD display (optional)
  • Cloud-based fleet management software, Omnicomm Online

What is the omnicomm edge?

OMNICOMM Online
  • Cloud-based: available any time & anywhere
  • Executive Dashboard with all the main parameters in a single screen
  • Scalable and flexible.
  • Best-in-class data filtration algorithms to deliver meaningful data
  • Advanced reporting with 30+ pre-loaded reports & customization options
Fuel-level Sensor
  • Fuel-level sensors with unprecedented accuracy of 99.2%
  • Different sensor sizes, suitable for all types of locomotive diesel tanks
  • Thanks to a built-in 1500V galvanic isolation for power lines and communication interfaces, our sensors have a wide application area.
On-board Terminal
  • Highly reliable on-board terminals unaffected by difficult conditions
  • Precise positioning thanks to support for both GPS and GLONASS
  • MODBUS protocol support to connect to any existing (non-Omnicomm) sensors — no need to waste time and money replacing them

Want to know more?

Download and read OMNICOMM whitepaper on high-value asset management for the railroads industry.

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